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Meall come to pars, that in the place where 16 And it shall be at that day, faith the
It was fald untn them, Ye are not my peo- LORD, that thou fhalt call me ithi, and shals
hle, there it shall be said unto them, Te are call me no more Baali.
The fons of the living God.

17 For I will take away the names of Baal11 Then thall the children of Judah and im out of her mouth, and they shall no more he children of Ifracl be gathered together, be remembered by their name. od appoint themselves one head, and they 18 And in that day will I wake a covenant han come up out of the land: for great shall for them with the beatls of the field, and Ir the day of Jezreel,

with the fowls of heaven, and, avith the CHAP. I.

creeping things of the ground and I wil The idolatry of the preple: 6 Gods judg. brcak the bow, and the iword, and the batmeals again them: 14 his promises of re• tle out of the earth, and will make them to Toscitiation with them.

lie down safely, Sovetinens pour brethren, Ammi, and to 19 And I will betroth thee unto me for

ever; yea, I will betroth thee unto me in * Plead with your mother, plead; for the righteousness, and in judgment, and in lov.

not my wife, neither am ! her husband: ing-kindress, and in mercies : be her, therefore, put away her whoredoms 20 will even betroth thee unto me in out of her fight, and her adulteries from be- faithfulness, and thou shalt know the LORD. ween ber breafts;

21 And it shall come to pass in that day, I Leit I ftrip her naked, and let her as in will hear, faith the LORD, I will hear the he day that ihe was born, and make her as heavens, and they all hear the earth ; I wilderness, and fet her like a dry land and 22 And the earth fhall hear the corn, and dod v her with thirtt.

the wine, and the oil; and they shall hear And I will not have mercy upon her Jezreel. tuldren; for they be the children of whore 23 And I will row herunto me in the earth;

ard! will have mercy upon her that had not 5 For their mother hath played the harlot ; obtained mercy; and I will say to them which Hi that conceived them hath done thame were not my people. Thou art my people; L'y for ibe Caid, I will go after my lovers, and they shall fay, Thou art my God. nat give me my bread and my water, my

CHAP. III. ryoland my fax, mine oil and my drink. 1 By the expiation of an adulteress, 4 is sheu

61 Therefore, behold, I will hedge up thy ed the defolation of Ifracl before their rejiosay with thorns, and make a wall, that the ration, hall not find her paths. ut the thali not overtake them; and the yet an adulterefs, according to the love of 7 And the ihall follow after her lovers, Thene said the 1.0 Rp tinto me, Go yet, all feck them, but ihall not find them : the LORD toward the children of Israel, hen than the say, I will go and return to who look to other gods, and love tiaj ons of - bird husband; for then was it better wine. 2,5 me than now.

2 30 I bought her to me for fifteen pieces * Fer she did not know that I gave her corn, of silver, and for an homer of barley, and an -d wine, and oil, and multiplied her filver half homer of barley, gold Kohich they prepared for Baal.

3 And I said unto her, Thou shalt ahide Tiscrefore will l return, and take away for me many days: thon thalt not play the corn in the time thereof, and my wine harlot, and thou shalt not be for arviher the fealon chereof, and will recover my man; so zwill I also he for then

and my fax it'ın to cover het na 4. For the children of isract (hall ahice inzel.

many days without a king, and without a 19 And now will I discover her lewdness prince, arid without , sacrifice, an, without - the light of her lovers, and ne shall an image, and without an ephod, 2nd zeith. iver her gut of mine hand.

out terapliin. 11 1w11 also cause all her virth to cease, 5 Afterward fball the children of Israel 1. fcant-days, her new-moons, and her faba return, and seek the LORD their Gud, and . and all her foleinn featóa

David their king, and fall fear the LORD 12 And I will deftroy ber vines and her and his goodnefs in the latter days. trees, whereof the hath said, "These are

CHA. I. tex-rds that my lovers have given me : I Gods judgments arainf the has of the people,

I will make them a forelt, and the beasts 6 and of the briefls15 yuduh is exhorted to Be field fall eat them.

lake warning by Ifracls calamity. *3 And I will visit upon her the days of Ear the word of the Lord. ye children

De decked herself with her car-rings verly with the inhabit, ist of the land, besicr jewels, and the went after her lo- cause there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowand forgat me, saith the Lord.

ledge of God, in the land. 9 Therefore, behold, I will allure her, 2 By Twearing, and lying, and killing, and ring her into the wilderness, and speak stealing, and corr mitting adultery, they break -, feartahiy unto her.

out, and blood touclucth blood. And I will give her her vineyards from 3 Therefore thall thciand mourn, and eve. ee, and the valley of Achor for a door ry one that dwelleth therein hall languith, *ipe and the fhall fing there, as in the with the beatls of the field, and with the

of tect youth, and as in the day when fowls of heaven; yca, the fishes of the sia ac up out of the land of Egypt. also thall be taken away.

4 Yct let no man ftrive, nor reprove ano 4 They will not frame their doings to turn ther: for thy people are as they that ftrive unto their God : for the spirit of whicken with the prieit.

is in the midst of them, and they have not 5 Therefore thalt thou fall in the day, and known the Lord. the prophet also thall fall with thee in the 5 And the pride of Israel doth teflify to his night, and I will deitroy thy mother. face: therefore shall Israel and Eplarum hall

8 My people are destroyed for lack of in their iniquity; Judah also thall fall with knowledge : because thou haft rejected them. knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou 6 They shall go with their flocks and the thalt be no priett to me: seeing thou hatt their herds to seek the LORD; bat there forgotten the law of thy God, I will also not find him : he hath withdrawn hinta forget thy children.

froin them. 7 As they were increased, so they finned 7 They have dealt treacherouly said againit me; therefore will I change their the LORD; for they have begotte tratta glory into fame.

children : now that a month devour the 8 They eat up the fin of my people, and with their portions. they set their heart on thcir iniquity.

8 Blow ye the cornet in Gibesh, arette And there thall be, like people, like trumpet in Rumah: cry aloud at Beta-ir, priett: and I will punish them for their after thee, O Benjamin. ways, and reward them their doings.

9 Ephraim Qall be defolate in the day 10 For they thall cat, and not have e rebuke: among the tribes of Ifrael Lasti nough : they shall commit whoredoon, and made known that which thall surely be. thall not increase ; because they have left off to take heed to the LORD.

10 'The princes of Indah were like the

that remove the bound : therefore I will 11 Whoredom, and wine, and new wine, out my wrath upon them like water. take away the leart. 12 S My people ask counsel at their stocks; judgment, because he willingly naked

11 Éphraim is oppressed and brokee and their traff declarcth unto them : for the ter the commandment. {pirit of whoredoms hath caused them to err, 12 Therefore will I be note Eplerzin and they have gone a whoring from under moth,and to the house of Judah as ruttered their God.

13. When Ephraim faw his fiere, 13 They facrifice upon the tops of the Judah fat his wond, tcs vext Ephrain mountains, and burn incenfe upon the hills, to thc Affyrian, and sent to kiac jadi under oaks, and poplars, and elms, because could he not heal you, nor cure you of all the shadow thereof is good: therefore your wound. daughters shall commit whoredom, and your 14 For I will be unto Eplırain as a list, fpoules shall commit adultery. 1 + I will not panith your daughters when 1, even 1, will tear and go away i will att

and as a young lion to the house of they commit whoredoin, nor your Ipouses away, and none thall rescue ha. when they commit adultery: for themselves 15 I will go and return to my placet are separated with whores, and they sacri- they acknowledge their offence, and leck us fice with harlois : therefore the people that face: in their amiaion they will focha doth not underitand shall fall.

carly. pet let not Judah offend ; and come not ye 1 An exhortation to repentaner, 4 Acte ,

C H A P. VI. unto Gilgal, neither go ye im to Beth-aven, of their tintorvardness and isiga. nor swear, The LORD liveth. heifer, now the LORD will feed them as å he hath smitten, and he will bind us

cife For litaet nideth back as a backniding Corehandelet us return into the feeling lamb in a large place.

2 After two days will be revive winna 17 Ephraim I joined to idols: let him third day he will raise vi up, and we sa alone.

live in his fight. 1-3 Their drink is four; they have com

3 Then fall we know, if we follow mitted whoredom continually': her rulers know the LORD: his going forth is par with: Thame, do krve, Give ye. 19 'l die wind hath bound her up in her to us as the rain, as the latter and one

red as the morning; and he thal com wings, and they shall be alhained because of rain unto the earth. their lacritices.

4.1 O Ephraim, what ihallI do ante CHAP. V.

o Judat, what thall I do unto thee! torm 1 Gods judgmen's again ine priests, the people, goodness is as a morning cloud, ond ander

and the princes of lfrael, for their manifold early dew it goeth away fins, 15 until they repent.

5 Therefore have I hewed the be Ear ye this, o príetts; and hearken, yo prophets ; I have Bain them by the war house of the king : for judgment is toward light that gocth forth. you, because ye have been a (nare on Miz

6. For i delired mercy, and not pal, and a net spread upon Tabor. 2 And the revolters are profound to make offerings.

and the knowledge of God more the Naughter, though I have been a rebuker of

7 But they, likemeo, bare transgres them all. 3 I know Ephraim, and Israel is not bid outly againit me.

covenant : ibere have they dalt tree from me: for now, O Ephraim, thou committeft wioredom, and Ifrael is defiled.

8 Gliead is a city of than that work quity, and is polluted with blood.

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CHAP. VIH. Tan, so the company of prietts murder in 1, 12 Deflrudion is threatened for their impiely, the way by content; for they commit lewd 5 and idolatry. ness. 10 ! have feen an horrible thing in the Set the trumpet to thy mouth : he shall come

as an eagle against the house of the LORD, house of Israel: there is the whoredom of because they have tranfgressed iny covenant, Ephraim, Ifrael is defiled.

and trespassed against my law. 11 Also, O Judah, he hath set an harvett 2 Israel thall cry unto me, My God, we for thee, when I retined the captivity of know thee my people.

3 Israel hath caft off the thing that is good : CHA P. VII.

the enemy thall pursue him. 1 A reproof of manifold fins. 11 Gods wrath 4 They have set up kings, but not by me; agaiul them for their hypocrisy.

they have made princes, and I knew it not: W:

Her I would have healed Ifrael, then of their filver and their gold have they made

the iniquity of Ephraim was disco- them idols, that they may be cut off. rared, and the wickednels of Samaria: for $ Thy calf, o Samaria, hash cait thee off ; they commit falsehood; and the thief com- mine anger is kindled against them: how cth tn, end the troop of robbers spoileth long will it be ere they attain to innocency? withont :

6 For from Israel was it also the work. * And they consider not in their hearts man made it; therefore it is not god : but the IR I remeinber all their wickedness: now calf of Samaria thall be broken in pieces. their own doings have beset thein about; 7 For they have sown the wind, and they they are before iny face.

Mall reap the whirlwind : it hath no ftalk; 1 They make the king glad with their the bud fhall yield no meal: if so be it yield, wickedness, and the princes with their lies. the strangers shall swallow it up.

4 They are all adulterers, as an oven heat 8 Ifrael is swallowed up : now shall they ed by the baker, who cealeth from railing be among the Gentiles as a vefsel wherein after he hath kneaded the dough until it be is no pleasure. levened.

9 For they are gone up to Allyria, a wild s lo the day of our king the princes have als alone by himielf? Ephraim hath hired made him fick with bottles of wine: he lovers. ftretched out his hand with scorners.

10 Yea, though they have hired among For they have made ready their heart the nations, now will I gather them, and like an oven whiles the lie in wait : their they fhall TTOW a little for the burden of baker Neepeth all the night: in the morn. the king of princes. log it burneth as a flaming fire.

II Because Ephraim hath made many al7 They are all hot as an oven, and have tars to fin, altars shall be unto him to fin. devoted their judges : all their kings are 12 I have written to him the great things fallen : there is none among them thai call- of my law, but they were counted as a strange cth unto me.

thing. 8 Ephraim, he hath mixed himself among 13 They sacrifice fleth for the sacrifices of the people ; Ephraim is a cake not turned. minc offerings, and cat it ; but the LORD

Strangers have devoured his ftrength, accepteth them not: now will he remember and he kroweth it not, yea, gray hairs are their iniquity, and visit their fins; they thall here and there upon him, yet he knoweth return to Egypt.

14 For llrael hath forgotten his Maker, 10 And the pride of Israel teftifieth to his and buildeth temples; and Judah hath mulface; and they do not return to the LORD tiplied fenced cities : but I will send a fire their God, nor seck him for all this.

upon his cities, and it shall devour thc paII 1 Ephraim also is like a filly dove with laces thereof. out heart: they call to Egyrt, they go to Al

CHAP. IX. fyria.

The difrefs and captivity of Israel for their fins 12 When they shall go, I will spread my and idolatry. net upon them I will bring them down as the fowls of the heaven, I will chafije R FjDe Foot Oulfrael, for joy, as other peo.

ple : for thou hast gone a whoring from then as their congregation hath heard. thy God; thou hast loved a reward upon

13W'oe unto them ! for they have fled from every corn-floor. ne; deftrudion unto them! because they 2 'The floor and the winc-press Mall not bave tranfgrefled against me : though I have feed them, and the new wine thall fail in hcr. redeemed them, yet they have spoken lies 3 They shall not dwell in the LORDs land: against me.

but Ephrain thall return to Egypt, and they 14 And they have not cried unto me with shall eat unclean things in Aflyria. their heart, when they howled upon their 4 They thall not offer winé-offerings to the bods: they asTemble themselves for corn and LORD, neither shall they be pleafing unto viac, and they rebe) against me,

him: their facrifices shall be unto them 19 15 "Though I have bound and itrengthened the bread of mourners; all that cat theretheir arms, yet do they imagine inifchief of thall be polluted : 'for their bread for agairt me.

their foul shall not come into the house of 16 'They return, but not to the moft High ; the Lond. ches are like a deccitful bow : their prince s What will yc do in the folemn day, and ita fall by the lword for the rage of their in the day of the feast of the LORD! Engue. This shall be their derifion in the 6 For;lo, they are gonebeestle of deltrue. hand of Egypt.

tion: Egypt ihall gather them up, Memplus.

dall bury them : the pleasant places for their 7 As for Samaria, her king is cut off asd : filver, nettles thall potefs them; thorns shall foam upon the water. be in their tabernacles.

8 The high places also of Aven, the fia 7 The days of visitation are come, the days Ifrael, ihall be dettroyed : the thorn and d : of recompence are conneIfrael thall know thistle thall come up on their altars, and the #: the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is thall say to the mountains, Cover us; and ! mad, for the multitude of thine iniquity, the bills, Fall on us. and the great hatred,

9 Ifrael, thnu haft finncd from the da! 8 The watchman of Ephraim was with of Gibeah : 'there they ftood the battle i my God. but the prophet is a fare of a fow- Gibeah against the children of iniquity d ler in all his ways, and hatred in the house not overtake them. of his God.

10 It is in my defire that I muald charts 9. They have deeply corrupted themselves, them; and the people thall be gathered as in the days of Gibeah : therefore he will gainst them, when they shall bind then remember their iniquity, he will visit their felves in their two furrows. fins.

11 And Ephraim is as an beiser le Io I found Israel like grapes in the wil. taught, and loveth to tread ont tir cars derners: I saw your fathers as the firtt-ripe but I pafled over upon her fair neck : 1x in the fig-tree at her first time : bul they make Ephraim to ride, Judah thail plov went to Baal-peor, and separated themselves and Jacob shall break tris clods. unto that thame; and the abominations 12 Sow to yourselves in righteousness, ita were according as they loved.

in mercy; break up your fallow groand: fi 1 As for Ephraim, their glory thall ay it is time to seek the Lord, til he come an away like a bird, from the birth, and from rain righteoufness upon you. the womb and from the conception.

13 Ye have plowed wickedness ye tuzo 12 Though they bring up their children, reaped iniquity : ye have eaten the frutto yet will i bereave them, that there shall not lies: because thou didst trutt in thy way, be a man l»fl : yea, woc also to them when the inultitude of thy mighty men, I depart from them!

14 Therefore shall a tumult arife arab 13 Ephraim, as I saw Tyrus, is planted in thy people, and all thy fortresses had a plealant place : but Ephraim ihall bring spoiled, as shalmar Ipoiled Beth arbet forth his children to the murderer.

the day of battle; the mother wă date 14 Give thern, O LORD: what wilt thou in pieces upon her children. give give them a miscarrying womb and 15 So thali Beth-el do ucto yan becaused dry breasts.

your great wickedncs : in a poraing ta is all their wickedness is in Gilgal; for the king of Israel utterly be cut ef. there I hated them for the wickedness of

c H A P. Xi. their doings I will drive them out of mine i The ingratitude of Ifrael unto God for a house, I will love them no more : all their benefiis: 5 their judgment. 16 e pre in finitten, their root is dried Whim, and Called me

in the art ur, they shall bear no fruit : yea, thouh 2 As they called them, so they wou na they bring forth, yet will i bay even the them : they sacrificed unto Baaiin, is bcloved fruit of their womb.

burnt incense to graven images. 17 My God will catt,ther away, because 3 I tauglit Ephraim also to go, taking them they did not hearken unto him: and they by their arma ; but they knew rút that thall be wanderers ainong the nations. healed them. СНАР. Х.

4 I drew them with cords of a man, Jsrael is reported and thrcatened for their im- bands of love, and I was to them to pully and idolary

that take off the yoke on their jass, a 1 Srach is an enpy vine, he bringeth forth laid meat unto them. fruit unto himself: accordi

ral. 51 He thall not return into the land a titude of his fruit de luth Cical Egypt, bui the AfTyrian shall behis king, te t475; arcording to the forets of his land canle chey refused to ream. they have nade gnoly nages.

6 And the sword iba abide on his CEO 2 Their heart is divided; now than thy and thall colume la branches, and deal be tus ad farliy: le fall break down their them, becauíc of their own countels. altin, lie ihall inoilileir inades.

7 And my people are bent to bactisin 3 For now they tbal} tay, Wehavc noking, from me: though they called them because we feared of the LORD; what then moft High), none at ał would cxalt de thould a king do to .*?

8 Plon thall I give thec up, Epirrain de 4 They haverpoken vords,swearing faitely thall I deliver thee, Grael> love than 1 met in making a covenant: thus judginent Iprings thee as Admah! hore thall I let thee as 2 cth up as hemlock in the furrous of the field. boim ? Mine heart is turned within se, m

5 The inhabitants of Samaria thall fear repentings are kindled togcthcr. becault of the calves of Beth-aven: for the 9 1 wiù not execuce the bcrceneis als pupic thereof thall mourn over it, and the anger, I will not return to destroy Estra prichthereottivat rejoiced on it, for the glo- for l om God, and not man; the nuly de ry thereof, becaufeitis de parted from it. in the inidit of thee; and I will not

6. It hul be uli) carried unto a Cyria fur into the city. a present to sing Jarcb: Ephraim thall re

10 They Diall walk after the Lens, bet euve ihale, and iracl fhall be athamed of roar like a lion: when he thall rour, then the his own counsel.

children thall tremble from the wcf,

11 They fall tremble as a bird out of 3. Therefore they fhall be as the morning Egypt, and as a dove out of the land of cloud, and as the early dew that patreik Allyria: and I will place them in their away as the chaff that is driven with the houses, faith the LORD.

whirlwind out of the floor, and as the smoke 12 Ephraim compafleth me about with out of the chimney. lies, and the house of Israel with deceit: 4. Yet I am the LORD thy God from the but Judah get ruleth with God, and is faith- land of Egypt, and thou shalt know no god ful with the saints.

but me: for there is no laviour belides me. CHAP. XII.

51 I did know thee in the wilderncss, in 1 A reproof of Ephraim, Judah, and Jacob. the land of great drought. 6 mi exheriation to repentance.

6 According to their pailure, so were they E "Phrain feedeth on wind, and followeth filled; they were filled, and their heart was

after the east wind: he daily increas- exalted; therefore have they forgotten me. eth lles and defolation, and they do make 7 'Therefore I will be unto them as a a covenant with the Asyrians, and oil is lions, as a leopard by the way will I observe carried into Egypt.

them. 1 The LORD hath also a controversy with 8 I will meet them as a bear that is beJudah, and will punish Jacob according to reaved of her whelps, and will rend the caul his ways, according to his doings will he of their heart, and there will I devour them recompenfe him.

like a lion : the wild beatt fhall tcar them. 3 1 He took his brother by the heel in the 9 1 0 lirael, thou hatt dettroyed thyself; womb, and by his ftrength' he had power but in me is thine help. with God:

10 I will be thy king: where is any other 4 Yea, he had power over the angel, and that may save thee in all thy cities and thy prevailed; he wept and made fupplication judges, of whom thou saidit, Give me a king unco him he found him in Beth-ę), and and princes? there he spake with us;

I gave thee a king in mine anger, and Even the LORD God of hotts; the LORD took hin away in my wrath. is memorial.

12 The iniquity of Ephraim is bound up; 6 Therefore turn thou to thy God : keep his fin is hid. mercy and judgment, and wait on thy God 13 Thc sorrows of a travailing woman continually.

shall come upon him: he is an unwise fon; 7 He is a merchant, the balances of de- for he should not hay lang in the place of teit are in his hand: he loveth to oppress. the breaking forth of children.

8 And Ephraim said, Yet I am become 14 I will ransom them from the power of rich, I havc found me out substance: in all the grave; I will redeem them from death: may labours they shall find none iniquity in O death, I will be thy plagues; o grave, 1 me that corre fin.

will be thy detruction: repentance tham be 9 And 1, that am the LORD thy God from hid from mine eyes. the land of Egypt, will yet make thee, to 15 1 Though he be fruitful among his bre. auch in tabernacles, as in the days of the thren, an eat wind thall come, the wind of Colemn featts.

the LORD shall come up froin the wilder10 I have also spoken by the prophets, and nefs, and his spring shall become dry, and I have multiplied visions, and used fimili. his fountain thall be dried up: 'e fhall spoil todea, by the miniftry of the prophets. the treasure of all pleasant veilcls.

n' there iniquity in Gilead? lurely they 16 Samaria shall become desolate ; for the src vanity: they sacrifice bullocks in Gilgal; hath rebelled against her God: they hall fall yea, their altars are as heaps in the furrows by the sword; their infants shall be dashed of the fields.

in pieces, and their women with child thall 11 And Jacob filed into the country of Sy- be ripped up. TIA, and Icrael served for a wife, and for a

CHA P. XIV. wife he kept sheep.

1 An exhortation to repentance. 4 d promis 13. And by a prophet the LORD brought of Gods blefling. Krael out of Egypt, and by a prophet was hc preserved.

Ifrael, return unto the LORD thy God; 0

for thou hatt fallen by thinc iniquity. 14 Ephraim provoked him to anger moft 2 Take with you words, and turn to the bitterly: therefore shall he leave his blood LORD: say unto him, Take away all ini. upon him, and his reproach thall his Lord quity, and receive us gracioufly: fo will we tetin unto him.

render the calves of our lips., CHAP. XII.

3 Asthur íhall not fave us; we will not 1 Ephraims glory, by reafon of idolatry, vanish- ride upon borses; neither will we say any ah, s Gods anger for their unkindn;fs; more to the work of our hands, re are 9 A promise of Gods mercy, 15 A judgment our gods: for in thee the fatherleis findeth for rebellior.

mercy. Wheat tephrine inak ere trembling; he 4 I will heal their backdiding, I will

exalted himself in Israel; but when love them freely : for mine anger is turned lat otended in Baal, he died.

away from him. · And now they fin more and more, and 5 I will be as the dew tinto lsrael: he trve inade them molten images of their file shall grow as the lilly, and cast furth his ve, an idols accordit to their own un roots as Lebanon. derilanding, all of it the work of the crafts 6 His branches thall (pread, and his bran. men: they say of thein, Let the nxen that ty thall be as the olive-tree, and his fn" Lactioce kits the calves.

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